Notice Regarding Postponement of
the 3rd Tokyo International Choir Competition
15th May 2020
The executive committee of
Tokyo International Choir Competition
We carefully proceed the preparation for our competition which would happen 4 months later, so that it could be held under safe environment.
After repeated discussion with our co-host, Chuo city (Tokyo) and relevant parties, we decided to postpone the 3rd Tokyo International Choir Competition planned to be held in September 2020 to 2021 due to pandemic of COVID-19.
This postponement is a huge disappointment for us, and we feel sorry for our partners, participants and audience who all love our competition and music. It is hard decision for us when considering all of you preparing the participation of our competition. We, all members of the executive committee have firmly decided to have a successful competition next year.
The detail of this postponement of the 3rd Tokyo International Choir Competition is explained as follows. Please feel free to contact the administrator if you have any questions.
19th to 21st September 2020
is postponed to
23rd to 26th September 2021
Dai-ichi Seimei Hall, Tokyo
Guest Performance (under planning)
Jo-Michael Scheibe (Conductor, US）
Wolfram Lattke (Singer, Germany)
Paul Phoenix (Singer, UK)
Jonathan Velasco (Conductor, Philippine)
Aida Swenson (Conductor, Indonesia)
Takatomi Nobunaga (Composer, Japan)
Another one person to be determined.
Children’s Choir Category S: Makiko Kinoshita
Youth Choir Category: Toyotaka Tsuchida
Chamber Choir Category: Norikazu Omokawa
Equal Voice & Mixed Choir Categories: Teruaki Suzuki
Contemporary Music Category: Gabriele Taschetti (Italy)
Application period to the 3rd Tokyo International Choir Competition (under planning)
January to April 2021
For further Information
International Choral Organization of Tokyo
Executive office of Tokyo International Choir Competition